7 Pillars of Triathlon

1989 The Story

On October 14, 1989 at the Ironman® Triathlon World Championship the universe of sport was changed forever when Dave Scott and Mark Allen ran “The Greatest Race Ever Run” pushing each other to the breaking point, and then pushing harder for more than eight hours, never separated by more than a few feet.

By |2019-11-05T11:34:45-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Racing|

Ask The Man: Should I Stay Seated or Stand Up When I’m Riding Up A Hill On My Tri Bike?

There should be a combination of both seated and standing when climbing.  I do not have a steadfast formula on how much you should do of each. There are several variables that affect climbing on your bike including the gradient of the hills as well as the muscle physiology and biomechanics of each individual. With practice you can develop your own rhythm of how to stand and sit while climbing on the bike.

By |2019-07-31T09:28:31-07:00July 19th, 2019|Bike, Training, Training Articles|

Vintage Dave: The Importance of Sun Protection While Training and Racing

This is a shot in Nice in 1982 or 1983, I do not recall. Helmets were not required during the race, and I certainly was not concerned about protecting my skin. With lifeguarding for years and transitioning to triathlons in my teens, twenties and early thirties, protecting my skin was not my priority. I paid [...]

By |2019-07-19T13:27:09-07:00July 19th, 2019|Articles, BioAstin, Nutrition, Training, Training Articles|